Pages from the Past: Jan. 4, 2023

A look at the past from the pages of the Pine River Journal weekly newspaper

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50 years ago, Jan. 4, 1973

(Headline) Christmas seal X-Ray unite at Pine River High School January 12

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25 years ago, jan. 2, 1998

(Photo) More than 900 pounds of ground venison were donated to food shelves in pine river and Pequot Lakes through the Bluewater Chapter of the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association.


(Headline) Seatbelt testimony: 87-year-old woman survives accident near Pequot

10 years ago, Jan. 3, 2012

Hackensack fire chief Clarence “Butch” Moore and assistant fire chief Russ Smieja retire from the fire department.

Kendra Brasel and Brittany Kelley each had 15 points as the Tiger girls basketball team flattened Barnum 61-27.

- Compiled by Travis Grimler, Staff Writer

Travis Grimler began work at the Echo Journal Jan. 2 of 2013 while the publication was still split in two as the Pine River Journal and Lake Country Echo. He is a full time reporter/photographer/videographer for the paper and operates primarily out of the northern stretch of the coverage area (Hackensack to Jenkins).
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